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The Wall Street Journal: Google apologizes for ads that pop up before extremist videos on YouTube

An executive for Alphabet Inc.’s Google apologized on Monday for commercials that appeared before extremist videos on its YouTube site and said it would simplify tools that enable advertisers to control where their ads appear......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube viewers watch more than 1 billion hours a day

YouTube viewers worldwide are now watching more than 1 billion hours of videos a day, threatening to eclipse U.S. television viewership, a milestone fueled by the Google unit’s aggressive embrace of artificial intelligence to recommend videos......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 27th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube TV offers back door access into TV advertising business for Google

YouTube TV, Google’s new skinny bundle of live-streaming broadcast and cable channels, is clearly the company’s attempt to challenge traditional pay-TV distributors and appeal to cord-cutters......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 2nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: PewDiePie apologizes, says reaction to anti-Semitic videos overblown

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Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube cancels PewDiePie show over anti-Semitic videos

YouTube canceled its top star’s show on Tuesday over his anti-Semitic jokes, complicating its efforts to court television advertisers while also retaining its edgy video stars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2017

YouTube cuts its biggest star over anti-Semitic jokes

YouTube is calling off its business dealings with its biggest star. The Google-owned video site has canceled a reality show starring PewDiePie and kicked his channel off its premium advertising program. The move follows a Wall Street Journal investig.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Disney drops YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

Millions of people have watched a Jan. 11 video by YouTube’s biggest star that included two men laughing as they held a banner that read, “Death to all Jews.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2017

Disney has dropped PewDiePie, the world"s highest-earning YouTube star, over anti-Semitic videos

PewDiePieDisney has dropped PewDiePie, the world’s highest-earning YouTube star, after a series of videos that featured anti-Semitic messages, according to The Wall Street Journal. PewDiePie, a 27.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Disney drops YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semetic videos

Millions of people have watched a Jan. 11 video by YouTube’s biggest star that included two men laughing as they held a banner that read, “Death to all Jews.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2017

Disney not laughing at PewDiePie’s anti-Semitic jokes, cuts ties with the YouTube star

The Walt Disney Co. has cut ties with the biggest star on YouTube, shutting down its joint venture with PewDiePie after the Swedish influencer made anti-Semitic videos. The studio made the move after The Wall Street Journal brought the videos to it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Tech giants team up to take down terrorist content

Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube, Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Microsoft Inc. on Monday announced they would form a shared database of identifiers of online terror images and videos in a bid to speed up the takedown of content that has helped terror cells rec.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2016

YouTube hate videos snare Ikea ads as Google crisis spreads

Major advertisers across Europe and Asia are still appearing alongside extremist YouTube videos days after technology giant Google said it was taking steps to protect its clients from inadvertently supporting hate......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 24th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Nunes apologizes for disclosure of Trump team communications-intercept, Democrats say

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 23rd, 2017

AT&T and Verizon pull ads from Google over extremist videos (T, GOOG, GOOGL, VZ)

AT&T and Verizon are pulling their ads from YouTube and oth.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 22nd, 2017

AT&T, other U.S. advertisers quit Google, YouTube over extremist videos

The moves suggest the advertiser boycott that began in the U.K. is spreading.         The moves suggest the advertiser boycott that began in the U.K. is spreading.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 22nd, 2017

AT&T pulls Google, YouTube ads over extremist videos

The move could i.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 22nd, 2017

Google Apologizes After Major Brands Yank YouTube Ads Over Racist Content

Google's European head has apologized for the misplacement of advertising next to extremist content on its video site YouTube......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcMar 21st, 2017

Google announces "tougher" policies and hiring spree to prevent brand ads appearing next to extremist content (GOOG)

Kelly Sullivan/Getty ImagesGoogle has responded to the major advertiser boycott of YouTube, after brands found their ads appearing next to hateful and extremist videos, with a plan to introduce "to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2017

Google Apologizes After YouTube Content Fiasco

Numerous companies pulled their ads in the U.K. Google apologized on Monday for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as mo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 20th, 2017

Google apologizes to ad clients for YouTube content fiasco

Google apologized on Monday for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer (MKS.L) and HSBC (HSBA.L) pulled advertising for British markets from Google sites......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2017

Google boss apologizes after ads shown on extremist videos

Google has issued a public apology to major advertisers after their spots were featured alongside content from hate preachers and other extremists......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017